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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Ashwin Sekhar Thalakalath Kottilveetil <asekhar@marvell.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran <jerinj@marvell.com>,
	Sunil Kumar Kori <skori@marvell.com>,
	Satha Koteswara Rao Kottidi <skoteshwar@marvell.com>,
	Pavan Nikhilesh Bhagavatula <pbhagavatula@marvell.com>,
	Kiran Kumar Kokkilagadda <kirankumark@marvell.com>,
	Satheesh Paul <psatheesh@marvell.com>,
	Anoob Joseph <anoobj@marvell.com>,
	Akhil Goyal <gakhil@marvell.com>,
	"ferruh.yigit@intel.com" <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	"david.marchand@redhat.com" <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [EXT] Re: [PATCH v3] devtools: add acronyms in dictionary for commit checks
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:05:19 +0200
Message-ID: <4154556.qFCnVS4LHx@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CO1PR18MB4540B48AE41F5E9888732633BFDD9@CO1PR18MB4540.namprd18.prod.outlook.com>

17/09/2021 15:54, Ashwin Sekhar Thalakalath Kottilveetil:
> From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> > 17/09/2021 12:58, Ashwin Sekhar T K:
> > > Update word list with Marvell specific acronyms.
> > >
> > > CPT  -> Cryptographic Accelerator Unit
> > > CQ   -> Completion Queue
> > > LBK  -> Loopback Interface Unit
> > > LMT  -> Large Atomic Store Unit
> > 
> > How LMT means that?
> LMT is how the Large Atomic Store Unit in the CNXK devices is referred to as.
> It will be difficult to put a 1:1 mapping between the letters and actual
> names.
> > 
> > > MCAM -> Match Content Addressable Memory
> > 
> > Is it specific to a device?
> This is specific to Marvell CNXK devices.
> > 
> > > NIX  -> Network Interface Controller Unit
> > 
> > Where is it used? Is it different of NIC?
> It is used throughout the CNXK driver code (drivers/net/cnxk). This is not same as
> NIC.
> > 
> > > NPA  -> Network Pool Allocator
> > > NPC  -> Network Parser and CAM Unit
> > > ROC  -> Rest Of Chip
> > 
> > All these stuff look device-specific. Please add details.
> Please suggest where to add details. 
> > 
> > > RQ   -> Receive Queue
> > > RVU  -> Resource Virtualization Unit
> > > SQ   -> Send Queue
> > > SSO  -> Schedule Synchronize Order Unit TIM  -> Timer Unit

Please add details in the commit log so we understand they are Marvell acronyms.

One more question: why is useful to add? Some people forget uppercases?





  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-17 14:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-17 10:03 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v1] " Ashwin Sekhar T K
2021-09-17 10:06 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Ashwin Sekhar T K
2021-09-17 10:58 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Ashwin Sekhar T K
2021-09-17 11:03   ` Jerin Jacob
2021-11-25 11:30     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-17 12:55   ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-17 13:54     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Ashwin Sekhar Thalakalath Kottilveetil
2021-09-17 14:05       ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2021-09-17 14:53         ` Ashwin Sekhar Thalakalath Kottilveetil
2021-09-17 16:15           ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-20  9:05             ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-09-20  9:19               ` Ashwin Sekhar Thalakalath Kottilveetil
2021-09-20 10:31                 ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-09-20  9:07   ` [dpdk-dev] " Ferruh Yigit
2021-09-20  9:10     ` Jerin Jacob
2021-09-20 10:32       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-11-03 16:44         ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-09-20  9:21     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Ashwin Sekhar Thalakalath Kottilveetil

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